Crochet Beyond Basics

November 3, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Michigan Fibre Studio
1503 Lake Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

elise shawl Crochet NEXT STEPS! 102 Radicowl Spinwheel Beanie

So you’ve taken Crochet BASICS! 101 or you’ve been crocheting for years…what’s next?

Pick a project and learn new skills! We’ve picked a few projects to choose from depending on your skill level. All techniques are project based. Don’t see anything you like? Pick your own pattern!

Beginner: Artfully Simple Infinity Scarf

Description: The Artfully Simple Infinity Scarf is a great one skein project that really shows off interesting and luxurious yarns. Super easy pattern, perfect for wearing doubled as a cowl or long and tied with a button embellishment. With the right yarn, it’s a wearable work of art!

Prerequisites: Crochet BASICS! 101 or equivalent

Skills taught: Chain, double crochet, working in the round, reading written pattern or chart

Classic Shades yarn or solid wool or acrylic
Crochet Hook Size K & I

Intermediate Level I: Elise Shawl

The Elise Shawl is a one or two skein project that can use a variety of weights. The sample shawl was made with one skein of a variegated sock yarn. The shawl would look equally as stunning in a solid or tonal!

Prerequisites: Crochet BASICS! 101 or equivalent

Skills taught: Chain, double crochet, triple crochet, shells, reading written pattern or chart, picot edge, blocking

Poem Sock or 1 skein of sock yarn
Crochet Hook Size I

Intermediate Level II: Radicowl

Knitted brioche is everywhere right now, and it is easy to see why. The fabric it creates is squishy and dense, and it is a great way to play with contrasting colors. The crochet version of brioche is even more delightfully cozy and warm, and works up in next to no time compared to knitted brioche.

Skills taught: Two color double crochet brioche technique

Prerequisites: double crochet, chain

Skills taught: brioche, color work, working in the round

Deluxe worsted two skeins contrasting colors
Crochet Hook Size J

Intermediate Level II: Spinwheel Beanie

Great beanie for guys and girls! The Spinwheel Beanie is made with slip stitches in the back loop. The pattern is written for an adult large, but a recipe is given for custom fitting to the desired size.

Prerequisites: slip stitch, chain

Skills taught: short rows, stitch in the back of loop, reading your crochet

Classic Shades worsted
Crochet Hook Size H

Don’t like these patterns? Choose your own! Let your instructor know ahead of time so she can be prepared to help you.

Want to try Tunisian Crochet? Mandalas? Good ol’ fashion granny squares?

Dates: Saturday, Nov 3 from 1p – 3p

Materials: 20% off with class sign up!

Class Size: Maximum of 8.

Instructor: Karin Sajdak

Please call or come into the studio to sign up and reserve your spot! 616.551.1273

***Class Registration Policy***

Payment is due upon time of registration. Class fee is not refundable unless cancellation is made 72 hours before the class start time. Classes with fewer than four students may be canceled or rescheduled for insufficient registration. Unless otherwise indicated, our classes are for students 16 years of age or older. Your registration is valid for the dates listed in the description and may not be transferred to other class dates.

Be sure to come to the studio early enough to have your supplies purchased and your yarn wound into balls before the start of class. Purchasing supplies from Michigan Fibre Studio supports your LYS and enables us to continue bringing in teachers for your continued fiber education.

*Consignment yarn not included in discount